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Single vs. Multi-Unit Franchising

Historically, single-unit franchisees have been the foundation of franchising, where an individual looking to start their own business invests into a single franchise unit. Over the last couple of decades, however, multi-unit franchisees have increased in volume, power and influence. The biggest reason is multi-unit franchising provides lucrative, stable growth and wealth creation for all…

Top Ways Brands Can Leverage Multiple Buildout Prototypes for Success

In franchising, there isn’t a one size fits all model. Location, customer base and operational expenses all can dictate the size and restaurant format. Every market is unique, bringing its own set of opportunities and challenges. Thus, as franchisors, we must offer multiple build options to provide flexibility for franchisees. Here at Pizza Factory, we…

How to Expand Your Franchise to New Markets

Pizza Factory is moving down south! That’s right, our iconic West Coast brand is expanding into the Southeast with our first location in Athens, Georgia. Brandon Broadwell, our new franchisee leading the charge, first became familiar with our concept when he lived in Temecula, California. He became a regular at his town’s Pizza Factory, which…

How to Create a Company Culture that Empowers Women

From hiring to mentorship, we are always supporting women in our workplace. In fact, we were recently recognized as a Top Franchise for Women by Franchise Business Review based on our leadership, training and core values. Over the years, the franchise industry has been dominated by women. Today, 29% of all franchisees are solely women-owned…

How to Run a Business with Your Spouse

First comes love, second comes marriage, then comes… a franchise? For couple Noel and Yoli, their love for each other and Awesome pizza make them the perfect match as dedicated life partners and multi-unit Pizza Factory franchisees. Married almost 10 years, the couple met in college and originally worked jobs in agriculture and education. It…